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Informational Resources for
Montana Gardeners

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Montana Frost Dates

Montana State University Extension

Gardening strategies for short-season, high-altitude zones (PDF)

Short-Season Vegetable Gardening (PDF) - Written for the Pacific NW but many principles apply.

Recommended Books:

  • Fresh from the Garden by John WhitmanFresh from the Garden: An Organic Guide to Growing Vegetables, Berries, and Herbs in Cold Climates - by John Whitman. Fresh is simply best. To get the tastiest, most nutritious produce, you have to grow your own, and in a cold climate this presents unique challenges. Fresh from the Garden will help you extend the growing season to produce the best vegetables, berries, and herbs, right in your own backyard. The guide includes more than 150 edible plants and helps you decide which varieties to choose; where and how to plant, tend, and harvest them; and what to do with your bounty. Fresh from the Garden is a clear, concise (yet comprehensive) guide, with nutrition information tables and hundreds of helpful color photographs. A gardening text book!

  • Gardening When It Counts: Growing Food in Hard Times - by Steve Solomon. This is a more advanced book for those who are serious about raising food. In this volume, Steve explains why intensive gardening methods are not natural and therefore require great amounts of energy and effort to maintain. A lot of information regarding soil health and cover cropping is included.

  

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